The Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Gallery

St. Louis is full of historical and wonderful destinations and is definitely fit for a family vacation. One of the destinations you shouldn’t miss is The Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Gallery. The concert hall has been home to great musicians, well-known singers and performers and of the Ethical Society of St. Louis since 1912. The Sheldon became a music venue during the 1960s and was transformed into a church and site for jazz and gospel concerts in the 1970s. In the 1980s The Sheldon building was restored and operated as a venue for concerts and community events.  It has even gained its reputation as “The Carnegie Hall of St. Louis”. Great public speakers have also performed in the concert hall including Albert Einstein, Dwight Eisenhower and Ernest Hemingway.

It would be a great venue for families to spend quality time together while taking a tour inside the concert hall and into the art gallery. The Sheldon Art Galleries has numerous exhibits and displays dedicated to promoting appreciation for music and visual arts. You will definitely be amazed by high-quality artworks and other displays as well as the diverse exhibitions in the art gallery. Permanent exhibits includes “The Ties that Bind: Art Quilts by Members of the Fiver Artists Coalition” which is an exhibition presenting great selection of quilted works by members of the Fiber Artists Coalition. You can also find the “Ralston Crawford and Jazz” which features over 150 photographs, prints, paintings and films where visual, auditory, emotional and aesthetic arts are all intertwined. There are still lots of exhibitions you will find very interesting and fascinating so make sure to

Visit St. Louis and make sure to catch latest Sheldon performances. Visit The Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Gallery online to view show schedules or call them at (314) 533-9900 for inquiries. The gallery is open every Tuesdays from 12 noon to 8pm, every Wednesdays through Fridays from 12 noon to 5pm and every Saturdays from 10am to 2pm.